Low birth weight, prematurity, and postpartum endometritis. Association with prenatal cervical Mycoplasma hominis and Chlamydia trachomatis infections.

@article{Berman1987LowBW,
  title={Low birth weight, prematurity, and postpartum endometritis. Association with prenatal cervical Mycoplasma hominis and Chlamydia trachomatis infections.},
  author={Stuart M. Berman and Harold R Harrison and William Thomas Boyce and William H J Haffner and Madelyn Lewis and John Arthur},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1987},
  volume={257 9},
  pages={1189-94}
}
We studied associations of Mycoplasma hominis, Ureaplasma urealyticum, and Chlamydia trachomatis genital infections with pregnancy outcomes, controlling by logistic and multiple linear regression for known risk factors and for the presence of the other two infections. A sample of 1204 Navajo women enrolling for prenatal care had endocervical C trachomatis, M hominis, and U urealyticum cultures and serum samples taken at enrollment and when possible after 30 weeks. Low birth weight (less than… CONTINUE READING

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